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Arroz a la Valenciana (Valencia-Style Rice)This is a Nicaraguan Recipe. Season chicken and pork with salt and pepper. Fry in oil in a stockpot until brown. Set aside the chicken and pork pieces. In the same stockpot, fry the anatto seeds in the remaining oil to give a golden-orange color, then discard seeds.
Picante ChickenYummy, easy dish with a little spice. Coat chicken with egg, then with cornmeal. Place in 9x13 inch baking pan. Cover with picante sauce. Bake, covered, for 1 hour at 375 degrees F. Sprinkle with shredded cheese and taco chips.
Chili ChipsYummy party item! Brown sausage and ground beef in skillet, stirring until crumbly; drain. Add cheese and seasonings; mix well. Spread on party rye slices. Place on baking sheet. Freeze until firm.
Baked Ham and PotatoInexpensive, quick, and easy meal to prepare. Depending on the quantity you are making, put ham slice(s) in baking dish, sprinkle with mustard and brown sugar. Place slices of potato around and over the ham.
Banana Wafer PieIt's easy to make. 3 Simple ingredients, bananas, vanilla wafers and banana pudding:)
Corn and Crab SoupMelt butter or margarine in saucepan. Add spring onions chopped and fry gently until softened but not browned. Sprinkle in the curry powder and fry for a minute or two making sure it doesn't burn.
Easter Egg PicksMake simple Easter egg picks from plastic eggs, straw and ribbon. I'm using small plastic eggs with regular size straws. I think if you are using larger eggs, you might want to use a sturdier material, like a wood dowel.
Clean Vacuum Brush Roller Bearings to Reduce OdorFor vacuum cleaners that stink, remove the brush roller and unscrew the end caps. You will find small bearings at each end and what appears to be a washer, it's not a washer it is hair that has wrapped around the brush bar and overheated creating the odor.
Cheap or Free Retro ActivitiesIt saddens me that we have come to a place in our lives where we can't live without being "connected" to everything and everyone 24 hours a day.
Complaint About Sam's Club Customer ServiceThe reason that I am writing is to offer my feedback from my most recent visit to Sam's. Upon arriving to this store, my intention was to receive a new card because I had misplaced my old card that I had had for years.
Set Timer to Limit Computer TimeThis tip is about not wasting time on your computer. I found once I got my own computer just how easy it was to waste an entire day on my computer and not get anything else done.
Joke: On the Island of TridSomewhere, there's an island named Trid. On this island, the Trids were mostly very happy. But on one end of the island, was a very tall mountain. If a Trid ever dared to climb the mountain, he didn't get very far because a giant lived on the mountain and would kick the Trid off his mountain.
Perfect Quick Bread LoafI have come up with an easy method to making the perfect quick bread loaf (banana bread, zucchini bread, etc). Before pouring your batter into the loaf pan, whether its glass or dark coated, line the inside of the pan with aluminum foil.
Bake a Few Potatoes AheadWhether you purchase potatoes in bulk and they're coming close to their expiration date, and/or you simply like short cuts for daily meal preparation, try this: Bake up a few taters ahead.
Vinegar and Dish Liquid as Floor CleanerI use a small drop of dish washing liquid and a 1/4 cup of vinegar in a bucket of water to wash my floors then rinse with clear water. Unless they are really grubby, it works like a charm.
Number Socks to MatchI keep sock pairs matched so they are worn the same number of times, by numbering them when I take them out of a package. Starting with #1 on a pair, after washing simply match up the numbers.
Product Review: Nintendo DSiHere is a review of Nintendo's newest portable video game player. The Nintendo DSi is the latest version of the popular line of DS handheld video game consoles from Nintendo. The DS replaces the GameBoy as Nintendo's flagship handheld console.
GK (Mixed Breed)GK is a 6 year old Heinz 57 varieties (Mixed Breed) dog, that I got from a shelter 3 years ago. GK likes to run amok with our terrier mix. In this picture, GK has discovered a 26-oz. peanut butter jar I was saving to clean out.
Getting The Most From Your Warehouse Store MembershipI think we will be joining Costco soon since a friend just shared this cost saving information with me. Most people know that prescription drugs are much cheaper there and you don't have to have a membership to access this service.
Outdoor Herb Garden?What is the best way to grow a herb garden outside? Last year, I put several in a planting box, but did not use them often enough and it became overgrown.
Cleaning a Rice Filled Pillow?I have one of those pillows with rice in it that you can use for sore muscles, etc. I bought it second hand and it smells like cigarette smoke. I can't wash it because of the rice, and can't use Febreze or anything because it is heated in the microwave and I don't want skin rashes.
Giving a Dog a Laxative?Can you give a dog a laxative like Milk of Magnesia? He won't eat or drink so I can't give him pumpkin like many people suggested on another site. Thank you in advance for reading this and sending suggestions.
Rotten Smell in House?We have a rotten smell in our house that I can't get rid of. No matter how much I clean, it doesn't help. Does anyone know what I can do to eliminate the smell?
When Will My Crepe Myrtle Bud?When will my crepe myrtle start to bud?
Buying TVP?What is TVP (textured vegetable protein) and where can I find it in Sam's?
Paint Color Ideas for Pink and Brown Bedding?I am decorating my 2 year olds room and I just purchased new bedding that is pink and brown. I do not want to paint her room pink because my older daughters' room is pink. Does anyone have any suggestions on what other colors would go with this.
Uses for Old Acrylic Cups?What are some uses for old acrylic cups? We have a bunch that are too worn out (many are cracking) to use as drinking cups. I have already replaced them with a set of drinking glasses. They are pretty tall ones.
Bugs on Red Tip Tree?How do I get rid of the little "blister" looking bugs on my red tip tree?
Lemon Tree is Losing Leaves?I have a young lemon tree that is losing leaves.
Cleaning Solution for H2O Steam Mop?Does anyone know of a cleaning solution that can be used in the H20 steam mop?
Art Appraiser Near Ottawa, Canada?Where can I get art appraised near Ottawa, Ontario, without spending "an arm and a leg"?
Surprise 18th Birthday Party?My friend is turning 18 and we want to give her a surprise birthday party. The party will last about 3 hours. We are on a budget and need some ideas for what to do.
Cleaning Carpet Cleaner Brushes?Does any have any ideas for how to clean the rotating brushes on my Hoover Steam Vac carpet cleaner? I've taken them off, soaked them in the sink, put them in the dishwasher, but there is still carpet fibers and hair that is stuck in the brush heads.
Eating a Low-Salt Diet?My husband has just been put on a salt-restricted diet due to a heart attack. I have no trouble finding or inventing low salt recipes but I'm curious if he will eventually not miss the salt. He salts everything (at least he did before I got rid of the salt shaker) so it's going to be a big change for him.
Simple Shirt Pattern?I had the cutest pattern for a shirt that was literally two pieces, a solid front and the matching pieces in the back. It had a single front and a back that buttoned at the meeting point.
Using Tree Bark as Mulch?Can I use fresh cut tree bark as mulch?
Acne from Eating Chocolate?I struggle with acne and have recently started using Clearasil Ultra fast acting. I had actually noticed improvement. I went to a cookout last night and had a little bit of chocolate, then had some mini Reese's later that night.
Protecting My Dog From Ticks?Ticks are early around here this year for some unknown reason. And they are really bad! My 9 year old Golden has had a season's worth already. He doesn't do well with the topicals, and I'm getting scared of all the stuff out there. Anyone have any suggestions?
Water Tank for Steam Press QFB10?I need a water tank for my Steam Press QFB10. Where can I find spare parts?
Apartment Warming Party?Has anyone ever hear of an apartment warming party? I was thinking of having one when I get my own place.
Recycling Glass Jars?I have about 20 or more little 2 oz. glass jars with lids. Seems a shame to throw them out. Any ideas what to do with them? Thanks!
Oil Paint on Clothing?How can I get high oil content paint out of clothing? Thanks.
Small, White Bug Bites?My son is 2 and he is getting bitten by something that is in the house. The bites are small white lumps under the skin on his hands and feet. What could the bug be?
Dachshund Has Stopped Eating?My dog hasn't eaten for 10 days today. She is a Dachshund and is 4 years old. We have taken her to two vets and they have done all the tests possible, xrays, you name it. Right now she is dying so if someone can please give us some advice.
Chocolate Cheesecake Using Nutella?I am looking for a recipe that appeared in Woman's World magazine around the end of Feb. or beginning of Mar. for double or triple chocolate cheesecake that used Nutella.
Sugar-Free Rusk Recipe?I am looking for a sugar-free rusk recipe since I am a diabetic.